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Recipe: Valentine’s Day Cookies

Recipe: Valentine’s Day Cookies

February 16, 2018


Filed under Online Only, Recipes, Showcase, Student

1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, at room temperature 1/2 cup vegetable oil, such as canola or sunflower oil.  I used almond oil. 1/2 cup granulated sugar, plus additional for sugaring tops 1/2 cup powdered sugar 1 large egg 2 teaspoons vanilla extract, or the seeds of 1 vanilla bean ...

Winterfest Court Couples: Lily Tran and Spencer Fulgham

January 31, 2018


Filed under Dance Bios, Feature, Online Only, Showcase, Student

Lily Tran My proudest accomplishments are getting a 3 on the AP Euro exam and a 5 on the APUSH exam, making the cheer team every year and becoming a captain, winning MVP for cheer my sophomore year, writing and publishing my work in the Bruin Voice newspaper, launching my BookTube, writing 50,000...

Winterfest Court Couples: Nicole Lam and Marino Dominguez

Gabi Backus, Co-Editor in Chief

January 31, 2018


Filed under Dance Bios, Feature, Online Only, Showcase, Student

Nicole Lam Nicole is known as the “mother” friend in her group. She is the younger of two girls, and she owns a small chorkie mix named, Chika. Her favorite season is autumn because of the nice weather and fresh produce. Her dream is to teach others passion for science a there is always something ...

Winterfest Court Couples: Kate Lagera and William Jacob Fry

Gabi Backus, Co-Editor in Chief

January 31, 2018


Filed under Dance Bios, Feature, Online Only, Showcase, Student

Kate Lagera Going into my final year at Bear Creek, everything has felt so bittersweet. As a district transfer, I was so shocked by the kindness and welcoming arms I received so early on in my high school career. I was fortunate enough to meet amazing people and create lifelong friendships. I owe a ...

Winterfest Court Couples: Kelly Huynh and Rajan Nathaniel

Gabi Backus, Co-Editor in Chief

January 31, 2018


Filed under Dance Bios, Feature, Online Only, Showcase, Student, Uncategorized

Kelly Huynh My proudest accomplishments in high school includes passing classes that stressed me out like chemistry and APUSH, getting straight A’s for a semester that pushed me to my limit, getting an A in Mrs. Duffel’s class second semester sophomore year, and doing the moves wrap around and handst...

Winterfest Court Couples: Helen Le and Julian Bernado

Gabriella Backus, Co-Editor in Chief

January 31, 2018


Filed under Dance Bios, Feature, Online Only, Showcase, Student

Helen Le My most prideful achievements include thinking of relatively accurate synonyms off the top of my head when I can’t think of anything else, scoring high on my ACT despite not having enough time to finish the math section properly, sticking with sports in high school even though I’ve ne...

Winterfest Court Couples: Erin Baquiran and Jordan Harris

Gabriella Backus, Co-Editor in Chief

January 30, 2018


Filed under Dance Bios, Feature, Online Only, Showcase, Student

Erin Baquiran Erin Baquiran is not 12 I swear… she is hoping to get into UC Irvine or UCLA  to study towards becoming an engineer. You might have heard of Emanate, which is Erin’s brand with her own artwork that donates portions of the proceeds to the Reach Out Worldwide Foundation. She starte...

If you could have true love or 1 million dollars, what would you choose?

Kaylanie Saldua, Staff Writer

January 30, 2018


Filed under Online Only, Polls, Showcase, Student, Uncategorized

“True love because in this economy one million dollars is not worth that much,” Jasmine Frando, Senior   “True love because I have my true love right now and I wouldn’t trade it for anything,” Jayden Nouert, Senior   “True love because if I just had a mill...

Netflix’s Binge-Worthiest Shows

Lily Tran, Writer

January 24, 2018


Filed under Online Only, Reviews, Uncategorized

Netflix is always ripe with a diverse and interesting variety of TV shows.  With a plethora of genres and hundred of series to choose from, sometimes, making a choice of what to watch next is a painful process of elimination.  Thankfully, the binge-worthy shows stick out to reveal their entertainin...

From God to gifts

From God to gifts

Eric Benitez, Staff Writer

December 14, 2017


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When people think of Christmas, they’re first thoughts are of Santa, flashing lights, and, most importantly, presents.  But the holidays weren’t always about presents. Christmas originally started as a pagan holiday to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ.  However, the rise of Christianity from th...

Riddles

Eric Benitez, Staff Writer

October 30, 2017


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Riddles are a guilty pleasure. Depending on the difficulty of the riddle, a riddle can either bring out laughs, groans of annoyance, or frustration.  So, some riddles have been compiled down below, to give everyone a laugh. What has an eye but no face? A destructive outside but a peaceful inside? ...

Elective Spotlight: American Law and Order

Kylie Yamada, Entertainment Editor

October 17, 2017


Filed under Elective Spotlight

Subject: Social Science   Teacher: Jason Johnson   Subject: Introduction to basic legal principles and law   Example of a project: Researching the “rights and wrongs” of police officers.   Student opinion: “I’d recommend the class to someone who wan...

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